Today in trailer happy hour: Angry astronauts, horny dragons, and a very chilly Keanu

Welcome back to Trailer Happy Hour, where the film promos and teasers glitter in the dark near the Tannhäuser Gate, destined to be lost in time, like tears in the rain. (Time to click.) Today, we’ve got Damien Chazelle trying to eke drama out of one of the most notable success stories in all of human history, some…

Could Blade Runner 2049 have used a little more grit to go with its epic awe?

After 35 years of science-fiction movies only inspired by—or blatantly derivative of—Ridley Scott’s landmark dystopian noir, they finally made another Blade Runner: a nearly three-hour, big-budget art movie masquerading as a blockbuster, starring Ryan Gosling as a new era’s robot-hunting answer to Harrison Ford (who…

Here is exactly what Ryan Gosling’s face looks like after being punched by Harrison Ford

Perhaps sensing that there needed to be some good in this world, the news cycle continues to reach out for and surface any possible information about the moment when legendary Hollywood hardass Harrison Ford punched Ryan Gosling right in the face during the filming of Blade Runner 2049. We have, at this point, gone…

Blade Runner 2049 creates gorgeously languid spectacle from our memories of a classic

Blade Runner 2049 begins on a farm in broad daylight. It’s what you would call a dramatic change of scenery. Before now—which is to say, for the decades it took Hollywood to get this long-awaited sequel off the ground—Blade Runner was basically synonymous with nighttime and the city. Though set in a sleek, bleak…

Denis Villeneuve has “made peace” with fans picking apart Blade Runner 2049

Remaining calm under pressure is a job requirement for any film director—particularly one at the helm of a highly anticipated blockbuster with a budget of hundreds of millions of dollars—but Blade Runner 2049 director Denis Villeneuve is a regular Zen master. Speaking with The Hollywood Reporter, Villeneuve spouts…

Kyle Chandler and Corey Stoll to play astronauts in Damien Chazelle’s First Man

It looks like Ryan Gosling won’t be going to the moon alone in First Man, La La Land director Damien Chazelle’s upcoming movie about Neil Armstrong. According to Variety, Gosling’s Armstrong will be joined by Corey Stoll, who is currently in talks to play Buzz Aldrin. As of right now, it doesn’t sound like anyone has…

What was our blush response to the Blade Runner 2049 trailer?

Sean O’Neal: Clayton, today is a day I’ve been both anticipating and dreading possibly more than my own demise. Today we saw the first trailer for Blade Runner 2049—a sequel to the 1982 film that I’ve spent most of my life obsessing over from the moment I first caught the lesser theatrical version with grudging…